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IOM: Mediterranean Update February 2018

International Organization for Migration (IOM), (2018)


Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 9,768 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through the first seven and a half weeks of 2018, with just over 53 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided almost evenly between Greece and Spain. This compares with 13,799 arrivals across the region through the same period last year. Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals Reach 9,768 in 2018; Deaths Reach 414
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A call to action: Protecting children on the move starts with better data

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, International Organization for Migration, UN Children's Fund, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, (2018)


Gaps in data covering refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and internally displaced populations are endangering the lives and wellbeing of millions of children on the move, warned five UN and partner agencies today. In 'A call to action: Protecting children on the move starts with better data', UNICEF, UNHCR, IOM, Eurostat and OECD together show how crucial data are to understanding the patterns of global migration and developing policies to support vulnerable groups like children.
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R2P Monitor - 15 January 2018 ISSUE 37

Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, (2018)


The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity.
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Global Early Warning – Early Action Report on Food Security and Agriculture: January - March 2018

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (2018)


The Global Early Warning – Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The report is part of FAO’s EWEA system, which aims to translate forecasts and early warnings into anticipatory action.
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Somalia: Refugees and Asylum-seekers Statistical Report UNHCR - 31 January 2018

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, (2018)


Infographic on refugees and asylum-seekers in Somalia, 31 January 2018
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Bangladesh - Rohingya Refugee Crisis Joint Response Plan March – December 2018

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (2018)


Since 25 August 2017, 688 000 Rohingya refugees escaping violence and persecution in Myanmar have settled in camps, settlements and within host communities in Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh, bringing the total number of refugees in the area to more than 900 300.
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Internal Displacement Update Issue 30: 11 January - 7 February 2018

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, (2018)


This update is based on internal displacement figures made available to IDMC across 16 countries from J11 January - 7 February 2018. These figures will be updated and expanded upon regularly and can be accessed via IDMC’s Global Internal Displacement Database (GIDD) which can be viewed at http://www.internal-displacement.org/database.
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UNHCR Ethiopia Factsheet - January 2018

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, (2018)


Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering over 900,000 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 January 2018.
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Internal Displacement Update Issue 29: 14 December 2017 - 10 January 2018

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, (2018)


As many as 790,000 people were displaced between 16 and 28 December in Regions V, VI, VII, VIII, XIII and MIMAROPA due to Tropical Storm Urduja/Kai-Tak which made landfall in the Philippines on 12 December and exited on 19 December. A total of 418,000 people stayed in evacuation centres, while 372,000 people stayed with families and friends. As of 28 December, all evacuees had returned home (DROMIC, 4 Jan 2018).
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